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Recommendations by Sustainable Development Goal #9

Goal : INDUSTRY, INNOVATION, AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Investments in infrastructure are crucial to achieving sustainable developmen

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Hosting    ODD#7     ODD#9     ODD#12     ODD#17    

Recommendation Essential

Energy

Are the servers and technical equipment certified ?

Recommendation Essential

Systems (software)

Does the supplier display all of its indicators ?

Recommendation Essential

Equipment (hardware)

Is the end-of-life equipment recycled or upcycled (sale / donation / recycling, etc.) ?

Recommendation

Energy

Does the electricity come from renewable energies ?

Recommendation

Energy

Does the datacenter provide reliable information in terms of energy consumption ?

Recommendation

Energy

Is the hosting company transparent about the carbon impact of the infrastructure and its usage for its customers ?

Recommendation

Social

Are the suppliers selected on the basis of their ability to communicate the differentiating indicators ?

Advice

Social

Are the legal structure, its subsidiaries and its parent company respectful of regulations and ethics ?

Advice

Equipment (hardware)

Is non-critical equipment obtained from reconditioning ?

Recommendation

Equipment (hardware)

Is the equipment repaired rather than replaced ?

Advice

Equipment (hardware)

Are servers and routers renewed when technologies allow better energy efficiency ?

Recommendation

Equipment (hardware)

Does the construction / sheath / insulation materials used allow for better energy efficiency. Does the building meet HQE, rt2012 or equivalent standards ?

Advice

Equipment (hardware)

What is the impact of data center cooling on the environment ?

Specifications    ODD#9     ODD#12     ODD#13    

Backend    ODD#9     ODD#12     ODD#13    

Recommendation Essential

Quality

Is the documentation of the functionality available to enable its reuse ?

Advice

Performance

Is the web server used asynchronous and multi-threaded ?

Advice

Performance

Has the dependency tree of the integrated components been evaluated ?

Advice

Performance

Can dependencies be reduced by using an alternative component ?

Advice

Performance

Is the user informed of a processing in progress in the background ?

Advice

Performance

Has the integration of asynchronous processing been evaluated ?

Recommendation

Performance

Are unused resources freed up as quickly as possible ?

Advice

Performance

Is a VM necessary as opposed to a container solution ?

Recommendation

Performance

Does service availability require redundancy ?

Recommendation

Architecture

Do interactions between components benefit from caching mechanisms ?

Recommendation

Architecture

Are the browser caches not being blocked by the framework or technology used ?

Advice

Architecture

Is there a lighter framework / library that meets the functional need ?

Advice

Architecture

Is an Open Source solution available for the functional need ?

Advice

security

Are the versions of the components used tracked and deployed ?

Recommendation

security

Is the security implemented justified with regard to the operations carried out ?

Advice

Data processing

Is the level of logs adapted to the environment ?

Recommendation

Data processing

Are temporary files included in the "logrotate" ?